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POLICIES AND PROCEDURES
Morning Departures



Every ride will begin with a group departure, unless otherwise noted. It is extremely important that all participants depart at the same time since our on road logistic support plans depend on the same group departure time for all participants regardless of where you start the ride from.

By leaving early in the morning, we can take advantage of daylight hours while assuring a comfortable arrival time in the next stopping town, including plenty of time to replenish at our rest stops. There will also be sufficient time to handle unexpected things that may arise during your ride, such as flat tires, mechanical problems, and severe weather conditions. Not only is it safer in the morning because there is less traffic, but it is generally cooler, making a more enjoyable ride.

Departures from the Supported Hotels
Participants staying at the supported hotel will start the ride directly from there at the group departure time.

We will not have a rest stop set up with our snacks and drinks at the supported hotel. If you want these for the upcoming ride you will need to ride back to the main lodging site. Make sure to give yourself plenty of time to be able to depart the main lodging site at the group departure time.

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